5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Comparative negligence
- Professional judgment
- Contingency fee
- Minimum contacts
- a Attorney compensation as a precentage of the amount recovered rather than a flat amount of money or an hourly fee.
- b In a complaint, one cause of action.
- c A method for measuring the relative negligence of the plaintiff and the defendant, with a commensurate sharing of the compensation for the injuries.
- d The educated ability to apply law to specific facts.
- e A constitutional fairness requirement that a defendant have at least a certain minimum level of contact with a state before the state courts can have jurisdiction over the defendant.
5 Multiple choice questions
- An opinion in which a majority of the court joins.
- A process whereby the prosecutor and the defendant's attorney agree for the defendant to plead guilty in exchange for the prosecutor's promise to charge him or her with a lesser offense, drop some additional charges, or request a lesser sentence.
- A law enacted by a state legislature or by Congress.
- A business run by two or more persons as co-owners.
- The delivery of a pleading or other paper in a lawsuit to the opposing party.
5 True/False questions
Discovery → The person who is being asked questions at a deposition.
Affirm → When a higher court agrees with what a lower court has done.
Attorney-client privilege → An opinion that agrees with the majority's result but disagrees with its reasoning.
Verification → The opinion of a jury on a question of fact.
Legal Research → The process of finding the law.